A panel attending the 2023 AUPresses Meeting hosted a conversation about optimizing books metadata and measuring its impact on search experiences in the mainstream web.
Measuring Metadata Impacts on Discoverability: A Conversation at the 2023 AUPresses Meeting appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in academic books, Books, CrossRef, Digital Object Identifier (DOI), discovery, DOI, google scholar, information research, Marketing, metadata, openaccess, technology, university press, User Experience |
A new research study finds that open access monographs can generate significant revenue — both on the print side and digitally.
Open Access and Sales Revenue Can Co-Exist appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Books, Business Models, humanities, Ithaka S+R, monographs, oa, OA monographs, oa.books, Open Access, open access books, openaccess, STEM, university press, university presses |
An interview with Nicola Ramsey of Edinburgh University Press about the Press’s new Open Access Fund.
The Open Access Fund at Edinburgh University Press: An Interview with Nicola Ramsey appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in academic books, authors, Books, Business Models, Economics, Edinburgh University Press, Experimentation, Open Access, open access books, openaccess, subvention funds, university press, university presses |
The Disney film may be considered a classic, but Princeton University Press has more successfully delivered Felix Salton’s original message.
Bambi for the Serious Reader appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Fretting over work even as you head out on vacation? A new book on Henry David Thoreau may cause you to rethink employment priorities.
Thoreau and the Office Cubicle appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Book review, Books, Careers, Henry At Work, Henry at Work: Thoreau on Making A Living, John Kaag, Jonathan van Belle, openaccess, Princeton University Press, Reading, Thoreau, university press, walden |
Looking for a good summer read? Those with a love for good mysteries and classic films have a treat in store!
Reading the Movie appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Book review, Books, Columbia University Press, Movies, mysteries, noir, openaccess, perplexing plots, Reading, university press, visual language |
As co-host of the Scholarly Communication Podcast, I’ve spent the last six months speaking with university press publishers and small to mid-size commercial book publishers. Here’s what I’ve learned.
10 Trends I Observed Interviewing 10 Publishing Executives About the Future of Academic Books appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in academic books, authors, book publishing, Books, Business Models, libraries, Marketing, monographs, openaccess, Reading, STM versus HSS, university press |
After a decade at the helm of the Association of University Presses, Peter M. Berkery Jr. assesses the organization and environment for university presses and their work.
Guest Post — A Decade of Resilience for University Presses appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
What does the decline of the English major mean for society at large, and university presses in particular?
Fallout from the Implosion of Humanities Enrollments appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in authors, Careers, college enrollment, colleges, education, hamlet, history, humanities, language, liberal arts, literature, majors, openaccess, Reading, Shakespeare, Social Role, sociology, STEM, Troy, universities, university press |
Reporting on a Mellon-funded open access monograph pilot, UNC Press Director John Sherer notes successes and remaining challenges.
Guest Post — Open Access for Monographs is Here. But Are we Ready for It? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Much of the scholarly publishing sector has already experienced a flight to scale. Today, Roger Schonfeld asks: Is a major consolidation among humanities and social sciences publishers coming next?
Will Humanities and Social Sciences Publishing Consolidate? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Books, Brill, Business Models, DeGruyter, Economics, market consolidation, Mergers and acquisitions, openaccess, Research Societies, SAGE Publications, Taylor & Francis, university press, Wiley, World of Tomorrow |
Robert Harington talks to Mandy Hill, Managing Director of Academic Publishing at Cambridge University Press in this new series of perspectives from some of publishing’s leaders across the non-profit and profit sectors of our industry.
Chefs de Cuisine: Perspectives from Publishing’s Top Table — Mandy Hill appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Academic publishing, Cambridge University Press, Careers, Chefs de Cuisine, CUP, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, innovation, Mandy Hill, Open Access, openaccess, publishing careers, research, SSP, university press, World of Tomorrow |
Erich van Rijn looks at the University of California’s Luminos open access books program and reviews lessons learned and what is needed for such programs to succeed.
Guest Post — Charleston 2022 — Finding Paths to Open Access Book Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The institutional OA diamond publishing sector can be challenged by fragmentation; its visibility can be limited, its service of varying quality, and its sustainability is not always secure. A new European […]
New Project. DIAMAS, building capacity for OA diamond publishing appeared first on SPARC Europe.
Posted in capacity-building, Funding, news, oa, oa diamond, Open Access, Open Infrastructure, open science, openaccess, Publishers, Publishing, university press |
A Humanities and Social Sciences Publishing Professionals Community of Interest Network is launching! An interview with facilitators Laura Ansley and Dawn Durante about the group and its focus –and how it’s meeting a clear need.
The SSP Humanities Community Network Lifts Off appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.